22nd AGM: Unveiling of New Executive Committee

Monday, 10 November 2014 17:16

03 October 2014 – The SBG held its 22nd annual general meeting at the Pullman Saigon Centre which was attended by more than 50 members.

03 October 2014 – The SBG held its 22nd annual general meeting at the Pullman Saigon Centre which was attended by more than 50 members.

Mr Norman Lim was re-elected as President and reflected on the milestones for the last term:

  • September 2013- a new ExCo was formed and divided into three core functions: Enterprise Relations, External Relations and Members Relations, each of which led by a Vice President.
  • October 2013- SBG unveiled the WE CARE logo, representing SBG’s corporate social responsibility programme that manages the Education Fund.
  • November 2013-witnessed the transformation of SBG Raffles Nights, from the usual “eat, drink and meet” sessions into a combination of themed business forums and networking sessions.
  • February 2014- welcomed the new year with the first joint “Chap Goh Meh Gala Dinner 2014” between SBG and MBC.
  • On 9 August 2014- at the SBG’s Singapore’s 49th Birthday Bash, SBG President unveiled the SBG’s new logo, reflecting the progress and growth of Singapore’s economic presence in Vietnam with the new mix of Singaporeans in HCM City today.

SBG’s new Executive Committee term 2014/2016

(From left to right)

Front: Mr. Andrew Ong, Mr. Ken Ang, Mr. Michael Williams, Mr. Norman Lim, Mr. Seck Yee Chung, Mr. Willie Peh, Ms. Brenda Ho and Mr. Ho Sze Ming

Back: Mr. Mui Lap Siang, Mr. Daniel Lim, Ms. Tarnie Liew, Mr. Jason Goh, Mr. Andy Lim and Mr. Jeffery Lee

Besides Mr Norman Lim’s re-election as president, the new Executive Committee for the new 2-year term was unveiled. Here are the full list of the executive members and appointment holders:

Name Appointment Designation Company
Norman Lim President To be updated To be updated
Andy Lim Vice President Private Private
Michael Williams Vice President General Director Saigon RDC
Seck Yee Chung Vice President Partner Baker & McKenzie
Ho Sze Ming Honorary Treasurer General Manager United Overseas Bank
Andrew Ong Honorary Secretary Associate Director Ambrosia Vietnam
Ang Ken Committee Member To be updated United Paints
Jason Goh Committee Member Marketing Director & Project Sales Nippon Paint
Mui Lap Siang Committee Member Branch Manager Aker Solutions
Brenda Ho Committee Member Group Director of Sales & Marketing Apple Tree Asia
Tarnie Liew Committee Member F&B Manager Duxton Hotel Saigon
Daniel Lim Committee Member General Director RSP Architects Planners & Engineers
Jeffery Lee Committee Member Director A8 Resource

“I believe SBG can play a small part in helping new Singapore business set-ups get started and have the network system to quickly learn the rope and hit the ground running”, said newly elected committee member, Mr. Daniel Lim who had been based in Ho Chi Minh City for the past 6 years, “Serving as a committee member, I hope I can share my experience to help and guide the newbies from Singapore to HCMC, while enlarging my own circle of friends.”

SBG’s Patron, Consul-General of Singapore to Ho Chi Minh City, Her Excellency Ms. Leow Siu Lin who graced the AGM event expressed her thanks for the hard work contributed by the past Executive Committee and encouraged more volunteers to step up to continue making a difference.

SBG would like to extend its appreciation to out-going committee members: Mr. Phua Koon Kee and Mr. Kelvin Lee for their service and look forward to continuing to receive support from SBG members in the coming new term.